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Animals for All: Heckscher Farm Open Evenings

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

We are thrilled to announce a new series of opportunities open only to families of students with disabilities. Join us for evening “open farms” or hands-on animal care programs. We strive to make our site and programs more accessible to all visitors. Animals for All has been made possible by funding from Abilis and the Dorr Foundation. These open farm evenings are designed for kids, adults, and families for whom traditional program environments may not work best but still would…

Spring Family Campout-FULL

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - April 24 @ 9:00 am
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Spring is finally here! Celebrate with a night under the stars at the SM&NC. Arrive anytime between 5 and 6 to choose your “campsite” on the meadow, by the Pollinator Garden, or on the Mansion lawn. Distanced picnic tables will be available for a bring-your-own dinner. We’ll have a variety of staff-led outdoor activities in small groups, such as night hikes, live animal presentations, and naked-eye astronomy.  Each family will also receive a packet with a scavenger hunt and materials…

Animals for All: Caring for Critters

April 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

We are thrilled to announce a new series of opportunities open only to families of students with disabilities. Join us for evening “open farms” or hands-on animal care programs. We strive to make our site and programs more accessible to all visitors. Animals for All has been made possible by funding from Abilis and the Dorr Foundation.  This new program provides a chance for hands-on work with our Heckscher Farm animals for students with disabilities for whom our Junior Curator program…

Nights Out: Farmer for the Evening

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Come join our farmers and lend a helping hand on Heckscher Farm. You can help the farmers feed, groom, and walk our animals including goats, sheep, cows, llamas and alpacas, donkeys, and more. Rain or shine, so dress accordingly. Refreshments will be served after your chores are done! Please note: this program is for adults only. Members: $20 Non-members: $30 Registration opens 3/22 for SM&NC Members and to all on 4/5.

Animals for All: Heckscher Farm Open Evenings

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

We are thrilled to announce a new series of opportunities open only to families of students with disabilities. Join us for evening “open farms” or hands-on animal care programs. We strive to make our site and programs more accessible to all visitors. Animals for All has been made possible by funding from Abilis and the Dorr Foundation. These open farm evenings are designed for kids, adults, and families for whom traditional program environments may not work best but still would…

Animals for All: Caring for Critters

May 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

We are thrilled to announce a new series of opportunities open only to families of students with disabilities. Join us for evening “open farms” or hands-on animal care programs. We strive to make our site and programs more accessible to all visitors. Animals for All has been made possible by funding from Abilis and the Dorr Foundation.  This new program provides a chance for hands-on work with our Heckscher Farm animals for students with disabilities for whom our Junior Curator program…

Books & Beasts

May 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Join us on the Meadow for a distanced reading of one of our favorite pieces of children’s literature and to meet an animal straight from its pages! Rain will cancel. Members: FREE Non-members: FREE w/admission

MEMBERS ONLY: Heckscher Farm Evening Tour-FULL

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Join us for an evening stroll to see what Heckscher Farm is like after hours! Visit with our new farm babies, peek in the barns where the animals sleep at night and give an evening snack to the pigs. Limited to 12 participants. Recommended for ages 5 and up. All participants need a ticket. Members: $7/person Registration opens 3/22.

Drive-In Movie Night: Ratatouille

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
151 Scofieldtown Rd
Stamford, CT 06903 United States

An authentic drive-in experience at the SM&NC! Place: SM&NC North Parking Lot (151 Scofieldtown Road) Couples Admission: $40 for up to 2 people Family Admission: $60 for 3 or more people Time: Gates open at 6:30pm, Showtime as soon as dusk permits Tickets: Tickets must be purchased in advance online at www.stamfordmuseum.org/drivein – registration opens 3/22 for SM&NC Members and 4/5 to the general public. Parking: All spots are first come first served, so arrive early and stroll Heckscher Farm before…

MEMBERS ONLY: Excellent Equines-FULL

May 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Horses and donkeys have long been favorite animals on New England farms. We will discuss the history and care of these animals, and examine their importance in the development of Connecticut agriculture.  Students will then meet the equines of the Heckscher Farm and learn more about them through hands on experiences.  Limited to 10 participants. Children may not be dropped off for this program. All participants must have a ticket. Children under 6 may not register for this program. Members:…